UN Ocean Conference side event on Marine Litter Monitoring to Inform Action

In the backdrop of the UN Ocean Conference 2022 in Lisbon, GEO Blue Planet together with the Atlantic International Research (AIR) Centre, the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and the UNEP Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) organised an event to promote international action on monitoring marine litter.

GEO Blue Planet Symposium – Call for Sponsors & Trainers

The 5th GEO Blue Planet Symposium will take place from 24 to 28 October 2022 in Accra, Ghana. This face-to-face symposium is co-organised by the GEO Blue Planet Secretariat (Mercator Ocean International, NOAA and the University of Maryland) and the AIR Centre, and hosted by the University of Ghana and University of Energy and Natural Resources in Ghana.    

GEO Blue Planet’s Governance and Operations Plan

Approval of GEO Blue Planet’s Governance and Operations Plan, which provides an overview of the governance and operations procedures of GEO Blue Planet.

GEO Symposium 2021

More than 100 organisations joined GEO’s annual symposium to strengthen partnerships and advance Earth observations that effectively contribute to the Ocean Decade.

Marine Debris and Sargassum side events at All-Atlantic 2021 Conference

The GEO Blue Planet EU Office was part of an event that gathered high-level representatives and marine stakeholders to advance R&I cooperation for a sustainable Atlantic Ocean.
OceanVisions2021 Summit

Ocean Visions 2021 Summit

The Ocean Visions Summit brought together key international stakeholders to find solutions for the unprecedented challenges and threats our oceans face.

The Blue Wave: Investing in BlueTech Clusters

TMA BlueTech and The Ocean Foundation co-sponsored a White Paper entitled “The Blue Wave: Investing in BlueTech Clusters” has been published.
West Bengal, India. Photo by Asim Mondal on Unsplash

Using machine learning analysis of satellite-derived climate data to predict cholera risks in coastal India

A recent study investigates a novel use of machine learning analyses of satellite-derived Essential Climate Variables (ECVs) to forecast environmental cholera risk in coastal India, home to more than 200 million inhabitants and a region affected by recurrent cholera outbreaks.